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Emily Elyse Pagel graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
The University of Missouri - Columbia announced graduates Kaitlyn Clark with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Clayton Fordyce with a bachelor’s degree in science in business administration, Matthew Kisling with a bachelor’s degree in science in mechanical engineering, Bryce Lindaman with a Ba…
John Erneste graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a Master of Business Administration degree along with Devin McGuire who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural systems degree.
Caleb Wolf was listed on Missouri Southern State University Dean’s List for achieving a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
Logan Littleton, Rob Schwind, Jadyn Yoder and Sharon Zuercher were listed on the University of Missouri - Columbia Honor Roll for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
This week, Mid-Continent Public Library System began construction on a new project at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road. Work is estimated to be complete by December 2021, a press release states.
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About 75 boats, including fishing boats, luxury cruisers and pontoons, filled with Trump supporters took to Smithville Lake on Sunday, Sept. 13, during a Donald Trump as president rally. The boats went on tour around the lake.
There’s an old saying that the best way to prepare freshly picked corn is to have a pot of water boiling in the corn patch so that you can cook it instantly. It’s best to cook fresh corn as soon after it’s been picked as possible. If fresh corn isn’t stored or prepared properly, its natural …
During an Aug. 26 Zoom meeting, Northland Coalition voted to elect the following members to serve as officers for 2020-21:
KEARNEY — As research shows 49% of Americans feel increasingly stressed, frustrated and tense due to the recent coronavirus lockdown, the Kearney Chamber of Commerce has come up with a creative way to help those in the local community get out their frustrations.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development's Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery application cycle is now open. This cycle addresses public infrastructure needs of eligible cities and counties impacted by the presidentially-declared disaster that occurred April 28 to May…
KEARNEY — The Kearney School District will welcome a new cohort of teachers and principals this school year. As a way to welcome them, Kearney Chamber of Commerce will host a welcome lunch Thursday, Aug. 13. At the lunch, goody bags will be given to the new community members that are filled …
LIBERTY — In an effort to show support for Liberty business owners in the Historic Dowtown Liberty District, residents decorated cars for a parade that drove around the Liberty Square Saturday, June 6.
Editor’s Note: This is one story in a series that sheds light on the local economic impact of the novel coronavirus and related shutdowns on Northland industries.
LIBERTY — Low oxygen in Capitol Federal Sports Complex’s back pond, known as the kids fishing pond, has resulted in the death of a couple hundred fish in the Liberty complex, located at 2200 Old Missouri Highway 210. The situation is currently being monitored by both the Missouri Department …
SMITHVILLE — Nehemiah Festival at Smithville Lake's Smith's Fork Park is pushing forward, inviting all those interested in Christian music and fellowship to join for a weekend of performances beginning Friday to Sunday, Sept. 18 to 20.
A long awaited, much anticipated dog park in Smithville will break ground at Smithville Lake today at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14. The city of Smithville worked with several partnerships in an effort to create a state‐of‐the‐art dog park to be located at Smithville Lake, a press release states.
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LIBERTY — Liberty football's offense can be contained for a little while it seems, but they've yet to be stopped for long.
KEARNEY — Kearney football looked like it was in for another dogfight as the team fought back from 14-7 first quarter deficit against Ruskin Friday, Sept. 18 before taking a 30-20 lead into halftime.
KEARNEY — The Kearney girls tennis team earned a hard fought 6-3 win over Platte County in a dual Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Platte County High School.
KEARNEY — Kearney volleyball earned two sweeps this week to improve to 4-2 on the season after its 3-0 win over conference foe Winnetonka Thursday, Sept. 17 at Kearney High School.
KEARNEY — Liberty North girls golf defeated host team Kearney 207-169 during a dual Thursday at Excelsior Springs Golf Course.
LIBERTY — Jim Weber, former division chief of the Liberty Fire Department, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, at the age of 74.
Every year, my small vegetable garden produces far more tomatoes than I can possibly use. As the season wanes, an abundance of green tomatoes forlornly hang on the vine looking for enough sun to turn them into red jewels.
For a little more than a month, the Missouri legislature has been taking a careful look at ways to curb violent crime throughout our state. While the main focus has been on larger cities such as St. Louis and Kansas City, the main consensus has been there is an increase in the worst crimes n…
While much of the nation and state is engaged in partisan politics, seven Democrats and seven Republicans voted unanimously to reform Clay County government.
Less energy, not sleeping well, daily tasks feel harder and taking longer. Feeling like life is heavy. These are widespread feelings expressed by so many people these days. Recently, I heard these called the “COVID blues.”